NUP to hold meeting today

May 18, 2023 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, May 18: An official meeting of the ruling Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) is set to take place today. The party’s General Secretary Ratan Thapa said that the meeting has been fixed at 1 PM and officials available in Kathmandu will attend the meeting.

NUP Must Respect the Rule of Law

May 18, 2023 07:46 am

The latest developments surrounding Resham Chaudhary and his political party, the Nagrik Unmukti Party (NUP), have exposed a clear contradiction between their statements and actions. Chaudhary, currently serving a life term for his involvement in the heinous 'Tikapur massacre,' claims to accept the verdict of the Supreme Court but his party is protesting against it.

KATHMANDU May 17: The Nagrik Unmukti Party (NUP) has announced a Nepal Banda (general strike) for five days starting May 20.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) has said that it has taken action against its party leader Surendra Chaudhary for acting against the party's interests.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nagarik Unmukti Party, a coalition ally in the incumbent government, has decided to field its own candidates for the April 23 by-election (in all three constituencies, Bara-2, Chitwan-2 and Tanahun-1).

KATHMANDU, March 31 : Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) has decided to send the party president Ranjita Shrestha Chaudhary to the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) has decided to join the Sudurpaschim government.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The two parties that supported Lumbini Province Chief Minister Giri are withdrawing their support in today’s provincial assembly meeting scheduled for 1 pm.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Arun Kumar Chaudhary, a Nagarik Unmukti Party member elected to the Federal Parliament from Kailali Constituency No. 2, is participating in today's Parliament meeting.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The government is reluctant to release Resham Chaudhary, the founding chairman of Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) who is allegedly the mastermind behind the Tikapur carnage.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Nagarik Unmukti Party will not give a vote of confidence to the Far West government. The party’s chairperson Ranjita Shrestha Chaudhary informed Republica that she had decided not to give a vote of confidence to the government led by Chief Minister Rajendra Singh Rawal. Chaudhary said that they will not vote for anyone until their demand to release prisoners of conscience is met.

Arrested MP Arun Chaudhary sent to jail

February 3, 2023 12:02 pm

DHANGADHI, Feb 3: Arun Kumar Chaudhary, a member of the House of Representatives and civil rights advocate, has been sent to jail. He was taken into custody by the Kailali District Police on Thursday and produced before the Kailali District Court on Friday morning for a remand.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Actress Aliza Gautam, wife of journalist Rishi Dhamala, has joined the Nagarik Unmukti Party. Party Chairperson Ranjita Shrestha welcomed Gautam to the party at a program held in Bhairahawa on Saturday.

Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) is going to support the CPN-UML candidate for the post of chief minister of Sudurpaschim Province. After discussions held on Wednesday, NUP is ready to support UML candidate as the chief minister.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Nagarik Unmukti Party organized a silent sit-in program at Maitighar Mandala, Kathmandu, demanding the release of Resham Chaudhary and other political prisoners of the Tharuhat movement on Friday.

TIKAPUR, Dec 14: Ranjita Shrestha Chaudhury, the central president of the Nagarik Unmukti Party, has complained that since the Tikapur incident of Kailali is of political nature, the previous governments had promised to release the accused many times, but they have not received justice.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is increasingly alienated within his party following his decision to introduce a controversial ordinance that paves the way for releasing convicted criminals serving jail terms under the guise of political cases.

Stop the mockery of democracy !

December 13, 2022 07:35 am

Despite widespread criticisms from various quarters including from his own party, Nepali Congress, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who has expedited internal homework to form a new government under his leadership, has shown no sign of backtracking on his decision.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: After the government decided to introduce an ordinance granting amnesty to Resham Chaudhary and others, the supporters reached the jail to welcome Chaudhary. The supporters went and sat in front of the prison with garlands and flags of Nagarik Unmukti Party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The government has decided to introduce an ordinance to pave the way for the release of the advisor to Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP), Resham Chaudhary, who is serving a life sentence for the past five years for masterminding the 2015 Tikapur massacre in which nine people were killed.

TIKAPUR, Nov 25: In Kailali, Nagarik Unmukti Party has scored a hat-trick of victory in the House of Representatives (HoR) . With the victory of Arun Chaudhary from Kailali-2, the party has won all three HoR seats in the district.

TIKAPUR, Nov 24: Lakshman Kishore Chaudhary of Nagarik Unmukti Party has won a seat in the provincial assembly from Kailali-1B.  He defeated Nepali Congress leader Rana Bahadur Rawal, a common candidate of the ruling alliance, by a margin of 3,264 votes.

KAILALI, Nov 23: The Nagarik Unmukti Party has made a clean sweep in the election in Constituency-3 of Kailali.

TIKAPUR, Nov 23: Candidates of the Nagarik Unmukti Party have won both provincial assembly seats of Kailali Constituency No-3. According to the election officer's office, Ghanshyam Chaudhary has won the provincial assembly seat 3 (a) and Khushiram Chaudhary the provincial assembly seat 3(b).

TIKAPUR, Nov 23: The candidate of the ruling coalition has taken the lead, leaving behind Nagarik Unmukti Party candidate in Kailali Constituency 2. A total of 14,223 votes have been counted so far. Bhagat Baduwal of CPN (Maoist Center) is ahead of Arun Chaudhary of the Nagarik Unmukti Party by 167 votes.